Despite the weather conditions players from
It's not often that players from these two states hear much talk about their talent level on a national basis, but this weekend was a chance to prove they belong.
Coached by well known quarterback Coach Skip Stitzell of QB Edge, the team from the
Prior to the weekends events players that made the trip learned those from the events home state (Ohio) wouldn't be allowed to compete as their high school athletic association made a rule change just prior to the event placing a cloud over their eligibility if they competed.
It didn't matter as some top players from twelve states made their way to the
Saturday started off with players signing in and admiring the
Each of the teams compiled had their share of top players with many leaving lasting impressions on those who watched. But it was the teamwork Coach Stitzell preached on Saturday that would lead to the success of Sunday.
Walter Williams III
In the semifinals a team built from players from
Despite the effort Kansas/Missouri was just too much and the finals were set against another team looking to earn some respect.
When you think of
In the final the quarterback play of Missouri/Kansas Tyler Gabbert and Jared Lanpher proved a huge advantage. Both players are well polished in their quarterback skills and with a player like Marcus Lucas on their side; the stage was set for a finals victory.
But just like last year there is always a player that makes a big play that takes center stage. This year that belongs to Cameron Torneden of Missouri/Kansas who made a catch in the finals that had everyone talking.
The weekend was a special one despite not having players from